Archive for July 2012

Glasgow Art Fair is Best in Europe

The Glasgow Art Show which was held from March 23 – 25, 2012, is expected to become one of the best shows in Europe. For the show’s first year, it was held at the Thistle Glasgow Hotel. The show was born after the Glasgow Art Fair stopped in 2011. The three day event had artists with their works displayed in over 50 galleries.

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Glasgow Art Scene Continuous Growth

The growth that has been seen in the art scene centered around Glasgow has been a boon for artists, collectors and anyone interested in a greater appreciation of artistic works. Elevating the surrounding cultural landscape with new and exciting pieces and creations is just the start of the benefits of this recent growth. The city as a whole is able to offer itself as a cultural center to the surrounding region, offering the chance for anyone to appreciate Continue reading ‘Glasgow Art Scene Continuous Growth’ »

Free Art Exhibits Offered Year Round at GSA

The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is an internationally acclaimed school for art and architecture. The students at GSA have the potential to create great works of art, and the public can witness these future stars in action. The GSA offers free exhibits year round and is a great opportunity for locals and tourists.

GSA offers exhibit, speakers, performances and more as part of an art outreach program. This allows the public to learn more about art and view work from promising students and alumni. Continue reading ‘Free Art Exhibits Offered Year Round at GSA’ »

GSA Offers Walking Tours with Artistic Perspective

The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) offers a variety of walking tours on campus and in the city. All tours are led by student guides who provide informative insight for each group.

The first tour is “Discover Glasgow Style” which focuses on the architecture and design within the city. In particular, the tour examines the influence of Charles Rennie Mackintosh on the city. The tours are held Wednesday – Saturday and leave the GSA campus at 10:15 a.m.

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